Welcome to the Law Faculty
You've reached the home page of the Faculty of Law at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa.
This website has been created as part of a comprehensive information portal for law students, visiting academics, international students and anyone who wants to find out more about studying Law at Rhodes.
The Faculty’s visionis to be an academic centre that is respected nationally and internationally for its excellent teaching and research, and which seeks to play a productive role in the development of the Eastern Cape and Southern Africa.
In pursuit of its vision the Faculty’s mission is to produce high-quality graduates who are capable of becoming leaders in legal practice, commerce, industry, politics or academia. Its aim is to conduct sound teaching and research and to promote community service. The Faculty is committed to the values entrenched in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa and aims to promote a sense of justice, tolerance and equity in our staff and students, so enabling them to become responsible, productive and ethical members of society.